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POSTPONDED UNTIL FALL 2020 -- LASP Public Issues Forum: From Democratic Breakdowns to the Era of Democratic Hybridization, by Enrique Peruzzotti, 9 April, 401 PSB, 4:30pm, April 9th

April 9th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Physical Sciences Building

Room: 401

Enrique Peruzzotti will speak about the many novel threats that democracies face, and which can no longer be apprehended by resorting to the theoretical paradigms and concepts that were influential in the XX century, such as the democratic breakdown model developed by Linz and Stepan or the notion of coup d’état. Today, the kind of menaces that democratic regimes confro...

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020 -- "Refracted Empire: The Atlantic Islands and the Early Spanish Caribbean" by David Wheat, LASP Seminar

April 13th, 2020 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

Traditional interpretations of Spanish imperial consolidation in the 16th-century Atlantic place heavy emphasis on official maritime structures regulated by authorities based in Seville. But despite their central position in Caribbean historiographies, the Indies fleets and slave trade asientos accommodated multiple agendas -- including some that worked against the priorities of the Spanish crown...

CANCELED: Info Session: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

April 15th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Find out about the Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This fully funded study abroad opportunity allows U.S. students to spend the summer learning one of 15 "critical languages." Francine Barchett '20 and other recent Cornell alumni of CLS will lead this special Einaudi info session. Learn more about Einaudi Center s...

CANCELLED: Latinx Read: Book Launch Series

April 15th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: 258

NOTE: The March 18 and April 15 evetns are cancelled. Learn about exciting new fiction and nonfiction books: Liliana Colanzi Serrate is a Bolivian writer, editor, and journalist. She is the author of three short story collections, among them Our Dead World (2016), which was translated into English in 2017. In 2015 she won the International Aura Estrada literary prize, given to Span...

CANCELLED--Sowing Seeds of Peace: Inside Colombia's Peace Building Initiatives

April 16th, 2020 - 5:00PM-6:30PM

Location: Physical Sciences Building

Room: 401

Latin American Studies - CUSLAR Public Issue Forum  Sembrandopaz supports communities that have come up with their own solutions to the endemic problems that threaten their safety, livelihoods, and futures. Through their initiatives, they contribute to the creation of a culture of peace, and a growth in capacity and political participation among grassroots efforts in the region....

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020 -- “The Politics of Vision: Film, Race and Borderscapes” by Junyoung Veronica Kim, University of Pittsburg

April 20th, 2020 - 12:00AM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G-01

This talk explores ways in which notions of visuality are interconnected with epistemological frameworks of race/ethnicity/nationality and space/territoriality/borders by analyzing Juan Martín Hsu’s film La Salada (2014). By taking as its focus the borderscape of La Salada – the large informal market located in the south of Buenos Aires – that arose from the harsh neoliber...

CANCELED: Bartels World Affairs Lecture: Attacks on Democracy, by Amartya Sen

April 29th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Klarman Hall

Room: Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Nobel laureate in economics Amartya Sen will deliver the Einaudi Center's flagship annual Bartels Lecture. He will address contemporary global challenges to democracy and how societies can respond to these threats. At the turn of the millennium, many people would have said that the understanding of the need for democracy was the most important change that had occurred in the world over the...

CANCELLED: Entre Silencios

May 3rd, 2020 - 7:30PM

Location: Community School of Music and Arts

This event has been cancelled. The Latina/o Studies Program and Teatrotraller invite you to this  collective creation play directed by Ana Florencia Lopez Ulloa. This will be a fully staged performance play based on immigrant experience in upstate New York and  includes music, dance as well as spoken roles....

2020 EMI Fellows Graduation Celebration

May 22nd, 2020 - 2:00PM

Location: TBD

 EMI Fellows Graduation Celebration ...

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020 -- Language Resource Center Speaker Series - Julio Torres

September 8th, 2020 - 4:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G25

"The Effects of Instruction on Heritage Language Learners" Julio Torres Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism, University of California, Irvine  Heritage language learners are individuals who enroll in classes to (re)learn their family language in an instructed setting. Their family or heritage language is a minoritized language in the society at large....

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020 -- Language Resource Center Speaker Series - Karen Lichtman

October 8th, 2020 - 4:30PM-5:30PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G25

"Acquisition vs. Learning in 2020" Karen Lichtman Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Director of Educator Licensure in the Department of World Languages & Cultures, Northern Illinois University  In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Stephen Krashen put forward a model of language learning distinguishing between language acquisition (acquiring a language by listenin...

EMI 10th anniversary celebration

November 6th, 2020 - 12:00AM

Location: Cornell Tech Campus

Room: LL23

The EMI 10th anniversary celebration. 10 years building bridges and encouraging dialogue....

The EMI annual conference - Digitalization, Entrepreneurship and innovation. an opportunity for Emerging Multinationals to leapfrog

November 6th, 2020 - 9:00AM

Location: tbd

The Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) annual conference to be held on November 6th.  Save the date! ...

Fourth EMI Case Competion -Emerging multinationals going global

November 6th, 2020 - 2:00PM

Location: TBD

The competition will focus on identifying and answering questions that real businesses and management face in relation with Emerging Markets. Save the date! ...

Fifth Annual Global Strategy and Emerging Markets Conference (GSEM) Theme: Competing in the Digital World

November 7th, 2020 - 9:00AM

Location: Cornell Tech

Room: Tata 123

Cornell University Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) and partners — Northeastern University Center for Emerging Markets (CEM), The Simon Fraser University Jack Austin Centre For Asia Pacific Business Studies, and The University of Texas at Dallas Center for Global Business (CGB) — are pleased to announce the fifth annual Global Strategy and Emerging Markets (GSEM) Conference.  T...

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